In our morning reading: an interview with Ann Beattie, a playlist from Seth Fried, and more.
In our weekend reading: an interview with Celeste Ng, the state of the Man Booker Prize, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: The Cramps, Nathan Englander Interviewed, Lisa Locascio Nonfiction, Jarret Middleton, and More
In our afternoon reading: revisiting a classic album by The Cramps, essays by Alex Gilvarry and Jarret Middleton, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Chiara Barzini Interviewed, Lidia Yuknavitch, Joe Meno Fiction, Laura Jane Grace, and More
In our afternoon reading: Chiara Barzini and Annie DeWitt in conversation, new writing from Lidia Yuknavitch and Nathan Englander, and more.
Afternoon Bites: David Mitchell Interviewed, Supernatural Nonfiction, Steve Toltz’s Latest, Lauren Holmes, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with David Mitchell and Alice Cohen, Lauren Holmes and Nathan Englander in conversation, and more.
Nathan Englander has won the €25,000 (about $30,680.00) Frank O’Connor short story award for What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank. In other Nathan Englander news: The cover for his book in England is way nicer looking than the American one. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
The Week In Reviews: Christian Lorentzen on Englander, Sara Marcus on Groff, Sasha Frere-Jones sees Van Halen, and More
A weekly appreciation for the art of the review.
Welcome to the year of Nathan Englander: a new, critically acclaimed book of short stories with the Carveresque title of What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank (also the title of the first story in which a Ultra-Orthodox couple smoke weed with a secular couple,) a translation of the Haggadah entitled the New American Haggadah, edited by Jonathan Safran Foer, and a play based on a story from his first collection, put together in conjunction with the […]